Police appeal for assistance in £300,000 Nisbets theft case

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This trailer, containing over £300,000 of catering equipment, was stolen from Nisbets in Bristol on 9 November. Image courtesy of Avon and Somerset Police.

Avon and Somerset Police are appealing for help after over £300,000 worth of kit was stolen from Nisbets’ Bristol headquarters.

Thieves made off with a trailer from the catering equipment supply giant’s yard overnight on Monday 9 November 2020 in less than 5 minutes.

Using a white Scania lorry cab, the offenders had hooked up a trailer with a container containing a large amount of professional catering equipment including Olympia and Vogue cutlery and kitchen knives, and drove away from the site.

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Olympia cutlery items stolen included from the Beat, Dubarry, Jesmond, Clifton, Henley, and Buckingham ranges, as well as Vogue items including tab grabbers and catering tongs.

Avon and Somerset Police are seeking information that could lead to the location of the stolen trailer and container, as well as anything that can help them identify those involved in the burglary.

The force is also looking to speak with anyone who may have been offered these items for sale.

Anyone with info is asked to contact Avon and Somerset Police via its website or to call 101 quoting reference number 5220252882.

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Clare Nicholls

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1 Comment

  1. Speaking as a former employee that’s because there security is non existent. Security guard sleep and could not be woke when we there
    CCTV in their shops not used to protect staff
    Was made to sell most dangerous knifes have them pointed at me without covers, two at a time, with till of hundreds of pounds in cash

    Security not nisbets strong point. Nisbets doesn’t have a strong point

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